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Software Engineer




West Midlands

The Company:

CNC Machine Manufacturer


The Role:

  • Responsible for the design and development of the company’s application software, to meet the communicated company/department goals and create quality products.
  • Develop and execute to clear specifications based on business requirements and analysis, or user story acceptance criteria.
  • Work closely with Product Owner(s) and Applications Engineers to create and refine the product backlog through writing and estimating user stories.
  • Write user stories that follow the INVEST principles (Independent, Negotiable, Valuable, Estimable, Small, Testable), in particular paying attention to having detailed acceptance criteria.
  • Participate in sprint planning, and track sprint and epic progress using burn down charts
  • Participate in daily stand-ups to identify and promptly respond to impediments facing your team.
  • Accept accountability for the technical accuracy of calculations, suitability of design(s), and completion of code/programs.
  • Improve readability, maintainability, reusability, testability & robustness, and reduce complexity of the code base.
  • Understand and apply modern software design principles and patterns.
  • Ensure design concepts are peer reviewed by Technical Managers.
  • Ensure refined designs are reviewed and approved by Senior Engineers and Technical Leaders.
  • Create unit tests for new and existing code.
  • Participate in code reviews and peer functional testing.
  • Participate in concept and design reviews.
  • Participate in pair programming sessions with other team members.
  • Participate in sprint retrospectives.
  • Provide detailed information when creating, triaging and resolving Jira tickets.



  • Demonstrated technical competency in Software Engineering/Development, including but not limited to;
  • Object Oriented software analysis and design
  • Expertise in Java programming language
  • Experience in Python, C++ or C#
  • Scrum or similar Agile framework
  • Demonstrated efficiency in Engineering Mathematics:
  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Kinematics
  • Demonstrated experience with algorithmic optimisation and working in a multi-threaded environment
  • Preferred knowledge of 3D Graphics Frameworks, such as Open GL & DirectX 
  • Demonstrated comprehension of technical/engineering, process design & relevant grinding principles/technologies and their application to machine tool design
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills for root cause analysis and problem solving
  • Demonstrate a practical application of data collection and analysis for scientific decision making
  • Proven ability to liaise and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders/suppliers
  • Solid verbal and written communication that enables collaboration and execution


Contact Anna Gale:

Anna Gale

Divisional Manager/Branch Manager
0161 443 0006

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